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Those risks are present in the market in general, independent of robinhood. Should a platform be discouraged because its benefits don't discriminate between fools and people who know what they're doing?



I don't know what it's like in the US, but in most countries gambling is very highly regulated for good reason. Buying stocks on the stock market with little to no information is basically gambling, the difference is that you have no idea what your odds are, often the cash out terms are unclear and the broker has no financial restrictions on letting you bet more than you can afford.

In fact, I know in the US you need to be an accredited investor for some times of investment for exactly this reason - it is so easy to get ripped off.




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